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Econ. Ministry launches ‘Matching Grant Scheme’

[Submitted on May 16, 2013] The Ministry of Economic Development has introduced a Matching Grant Scheme under the Mahinda Chintana Vision for the Future” to support the tourism related SMEs and strengthen the local economy through sustainable tourism development.

Minister Rajapaksa opens Kandy SLITHM Provincial Campus

[Submitted on May 15, 2013] Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa opened may 15 at 10 a.m. the SLITHM Provincial campus which has been built at Kundasale in Kandy. The institute, equipped with all the modern facilities, is meant to train personnel required for the programme to attract 2.5 million tourists to Sri Lanka by 2016.

Good news for madu pilgrims – rail service restored after 23 years

[Submitted on May 14, 2013] Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa said May 14 that the government was committed to bringing peace and prosperity to all Sri Lankans and stressed that 85 percent of foreign loans to the country was spent on developing the North and resettling people displaced by the war.

Minister Rajapaksa to open ultra-modern hotel school today

[Submitted on May 14, 2013] Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa will open today (15th) at 10 a.m. the Sri Lanka Tourism and Hotel Management Institute which has been built at Kundasale in Kandy. The institute, equipped with all the modern facilities, is meant to train personnel required for the programme to attract 2.5 million tourists to Sri Lanka by 2016.

Award function for eateries in Colombo

[Submitted on May 13, 2013] The award ceremony programme for graded food establishments in Colombo was held 08th May at the Taj Samudra Hotel, Colombo.